Top sports programs of the week
Updated: August 13, 2009, 6:52 PM ET
Here are the most watched sports TV programs for the previous week, according to The Nielsen Co.:
All times Eastern. The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Aug. 2-9, 2009, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling telecasts and Ultimate Fighting (MMA) telecasts. Copyrighted data of The Nielsen Co. Reprinted with permission. Unauthorized reproduction and use strictly prohibited. Source: Nielsen Co.
Top Sports Telecasts from Aug. 2-9, 2009
|NBC||Aug. 9||8 p.m.||NFL preseason: Bills vs. Titans||7,919,968|
|CBS||Aug. 9||2 p.m.||PGA: Bridgestone Invitational fourth round||6,253,529|
|ESPN||Aug. 9||8 p.m.||MLB: Red Sox-Yankees||4,698,149|
|Fox||Aug. 8||4:07 p.m.||MLB: Red Sox-Yankees, Rangers-Angels||3,961,989|
|CBS||Aug. 8||2 p.m.||PGA: Bridgestone Invitational third round||2,898,895|
|ESPN||Aug. 9||2:15 p.m.||NASCAR rain delay||2,546,262|
|ESPN||Aug. 3||Noon||NASCAR Sprint Cup Heluva Good! at The Glen||2,246,135|
|ESPN||Aug. 9||1 p.m.||NASCAR Countdown||2,160,476|
|ESPN2||Aug. 8||3 p.m.||NASCAR Nationwide Zippo 200 at The Glen||1,755,640|
|ESPN||Aug. 9||11:23 p.m.||SportsCenter||1,609,662|
ESPN TOP HEADLINES
- NFL mulls fine for Lynch's hat, sources say
- Lynch to media: 'You know why I'm here'
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- Brady has cold, says 'not worried about it'